This is a full-time/non-exempt term position lasting six months to one year.
In your pivotal role as a Research Program Assistant you will assist in executing programs, providing research support, and planning and coordinating research-related events.
Manage data intake and generate subsequent reports with REDCap and Microsoft Excel. Manage database, website and group requests for specified projects. Provide input on the goals and objectives of the programs on which you assist and recommendations for improvement based upon outcomes of events or programs. Assist with curation of content for reports and grants. If applicable, assist with healthcare research as it pertains to a project's aims, and generate report of researched findings.
Document project plans, timelines, and budgets as needed. Create and maintain databases, spreadsheets and other files as needed. Manage and coordinate supportive data processing activities. Coordinate research study participant meetings by preparing invitations, guest lists, and registration details as directed. Coordinate travel arrangements for participants as needed. Identify, research, and recommend facilities. Prepare ad hoc reports on the status of the event, program or service upon request. Maintain documentation on service agreements with vendors and suppliers. Monitor expenses and reconcile variances against established budgets. Prepare ad hoc budget reports as needed. Submit purchase orders & work orders and maintain budgetary records of transactions.
Help with the design of promotional materials for the research study program, event or service. Distribute communications via mail, electronic media or other means. Support development and content for program's media outlets (websites, social media accounts, newsletters).
Act as a liaison for the program, event or service by answering inquiries, providing information, and addressing concerns. Act as a liaison to suppliers and vendors for the program, activity or event. Schedule meetings with high-level healthcare executives to further event/program. Determines appropriate staffing levels for the event or program/service, and hires, trains and supervises volunteers, student workers, or staff for the event or program/service.
The Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical & Translational Research (VICTR) is Vanderbilt's virtual home for clinical and translational research. Supported by Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Office of Research and the NIH-sponsored Clinical and Translational Service Award (CTSA), the mission of the institute is to transform the way ideas and research discoveries make their way from origin to patient care. VICTR functions to help researchers and clinicians do their jobs better by providing tools and support to improve the quality of research, publications, grant writing, and training for future doctors and researchers. For more information, please visit https://victr.vumc.org/ .
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This is a term position. A Term position is a staff position that exists for a period longer than six months but is not expected to last beyond one year. Although a position may exist for a specified or indefinite period, staff who accept term positions are not guaranteed employment for the entire period; they are employed for indefinite periods within the limit of the appointment. There are no guarantees of continued employment, either within the term or when the term ends. This position may also have the opportunity to work remotely.